Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland

By Jennifer Dyan Ghoston

Through an audio drama, episodes of thought-provoking conversations and bonus recordings, the listening audience can learn some of the issues that the adoption community face from the perspective of the adoptee.

  1. 1.
    34. A reading of Chapter 2 from The Truth So Far...a detective's journey to reunite with her birth family
    23:20
  2. 2.
    33. Patricia Martinez Dorner, an adoptive parent, adoptee ally and a licensed professional counselor
    43:48
  3. 3.
    32. Ridghaus, a late discovery adoptee (LDA) in reunion, birth father dad and filmmaker
    50:30
  4. 4.
    31. Nomi, an adoptee and writer who is new to the adoption community
    38:51
  5. 5.
    30. Sydney Parkhurst, a transracial adoptee, college student and filmmaker
    29:27
  6. 6.
    29. Lorah Gerald, an adoptee and writer who is in reunion
    39:58
  7. 7.
    28. Maura Duffy, an adoptee in reunion and featured in the Jean Strauss film, "A Simple Piece of Paper"
    44:25
  8. 8.
    27. Astrid Castro, an adoptee and founder of Adoption Mosaic
    42:48
  1. 9.
    26. Wendy Libowitz, an adoptee born in NYC, adopted in New Jersey and in reunion
    38:32
  2. 10.
    25. Tammy Murphy, an adoptee in reunion and a writer of poetry
    27:31
  3. 11.
    24. Alicia Williams, an LDA (late discovery adoptee) in reunion and an adoptive parent
    1:08:50
  4. 12.
    23. Lynn Grubb, an adoptee in reunion and is preparing to release her memoir
    45:20
  5. 13.
    22. Nancy McCaughey, a late discovery adoptee (LDA) and a writer in reunion
    57:17
  6. 14.
    21. Marc Borne, an adoptee, in reunion for three decades and a long standing member of the adoption community
    1:01:09
  7. 15.
    20. Eileen Abrams, a birth mom in reunion and an adoptee ally
    51:39
  8. 16.
    19. Marcie J. Keithley, an author, birth mother and an adoptee ally
    43:08
  9. 17.
    18. Melisha Mitchell, a birth mother, an adoptee ally and advocate for adoption reform
    1:04:14
  10. 18.
    17. Ask and it is Given, Part 2
    43:53
  11. 19.
    16. Lisa K. Bouler, an adoptee, a member of my family and in a full circle reunion
    1:11:00
  12. 20.
    15. Carmen Hinckley, an international adoptee born in Brazil and in reunion
    29:02
  13. 21.
    14. Debra Sparrow, a recent LDA (late discovery adoptee) in reunion with birth family members
    45:35
  14. 22.
    13. Jeremiah Hines, an adoptee in reunion with members of his birth family
    39:30
  15. 23.
    12. Michael Aselage, an adoptee in a recent reunion with his birth mom
    27:22
  16. 24.
    11. Debra Michelle Jones, an adoptee in reunion with members of her biological family
    56:37
  17. 25.
    10. David DeMarco, an adoptee, a writer and new to the adoption community
    39:43
  18. 26.
    9. Barbara Robertson, an adoptee with a longstanding connection to the adoption community
    42:34
  19. 27.
    8. Marnie Jamison, an adoptee, adoptive parent and seasoned foster mom
    33:46
  20. 28.
    7. Cynthia's Story as a Late Discovery Adoptee (LDA)
    1:08:22
  21. 29.
    6. Sara Easterly, author and creator of Adoptee Voices (AV)
    29:13
  22. 30.
    5. Corey Quinn, a transracial adoptee and the creator of the Meant To Be soundtrack
    35:42
  23. 31.
    4. Ask and it is Given...A Breath of Fresh Air
    8:18
  24. 32.
    3. Act Two of Meant To Be
    35:55
  25. 33.
    2. Act One of Meant To Be
    29:44
  26. 34.
    1. Welcome to Once Upon A Time...In Adopteeland
    3:42

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